E-NAM completes four years of service
On April 14, 2020, the Electronic-National Agricultural Market completed four years of implementation. It was developed under the concept of “One Nation One Market”.
E-NAM is managed by the Small Farmers Agribusiness Consortium (SFAC). It provides single service for all APMC (Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee) related activities. Today there are more than 450 APMCs listed under E-NAM for trade.
It operates through an online portal that is linked to the state mandis. The states should provide software for these mandis free of cost.
Functions of E-NAM
E-NAM provides information and trading of commodities. It aggregates quantity of supplies traded. The platform provides cashless transactions. It offers access to soil testing and provides elementary amenities for sorting and packing to farmers.
Working of E-NAM
A representative of the Government will be appointed for every mandi. His tenure is for one year and he is responsible for smooth and seamless operation of the portal.
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